Jobs and Internships
Open positions with Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey and other related wildlife conservation opportunities.
CWF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Bookkeeper/Office Administrator (part- to full-time)
Nonprofit CWF seeks experienced Bookkeeper/Office Administrator to serve variety of functions from Trenton-based office. Responsibilities will include bookkeeping with QuickBooks, office management, filing, member outreach, scheduling, merchandise, assisting with event planning and communications, and other responsibilities as needed. QuickBooks experience is strongly preferred. The right candidate must have initiative and be a quick learner, conscientious, able to multi-task, and comfortable with MS Office Suite.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2 Field Assistants - Horseshoe Crab Project Delaware Bay NJ (part-time)
Non-profit CWF seeks 2 field assistants needed for annual monitoring of horseshoe crab spawning output and egg availability for migrating shorebirds, including the red knot May-June 2018.Our field sites range along the Delaware Bay shoreline in Cape May County and Cumberland County, NJ. Being part of this project provides a unique opportunity to witness a renowned wildlife spectacle, in which tens of thousands of shorebirds and millions of horseshoe crabs converge on beaches that rim the Bay. Field workers will also have opportunities to interact with an international team of biologists and conservationists who collaborate on the broader program to preserve shorebird populations and Delaware Bay beach habitats (this horseshoe crab study is part of the broader multi-year program). This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain experience doing wildlife fieldwork. Work includes:
- fieldwork on beaches to collect sand samples and
- dig sample pits to count horseshoe crab egg clusters
- processing sand samples to estimate egg availability for shorebirds
This is a 6-8 week hourly paid position starting in early May 2018, approximately 40 hours per week. Monday through Friday, with occasional work on weekends as needed.
Please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com
Bog Turtle Project Assistant (part-time)
Nonprofit CWF seeks hard-working field staff member to work with CWF's bog turtle monitoring projects in Sussex and Warren Counties in New Jersey. Primary responsibilities will include participating in Phase II surveys at locations with historical bog turtle observations, assisting with vegetation assessments, monitoring experimental habitat management plots, research and data collection, and office duties in support of field work.
The applicant will ideally (but not necessarily) have experience in:
- wildlife surveying, particularly relating to turtles
- plant identification
- data management
- geographic informational systems (GIS)
Approximately 15-25 hours per week to start. Paid stipends available.
Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Environmental Educator (part-time)
Nonprofit CWF seeks proactive and motivated Environmental Educator with initiative and experience teaching elementary aged students on nature-based programs. Must be great with kids, personable, a quick learner, flexible with scheduling, a good writer comfortable with social media, and able to adapt to diverse audiences and topics. Experience with program building or grant writing is a plus, but not required. Position offers room for growth for the right person. Position is based in Trenton but requires frequent travel within NJ.
Approx. 12-20 hours per week to start. Salary commensurate with experience.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
(posted 10/13/17, 11:48am)
CWF INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey is excited to offer 2017 Fall Internship opportunities. Once offered, internships can begin on a rolling basis.
Our volunteer opportunities include both field work internships and office-based internships. These internships can offer either course credit or professional experience - depending on the intern's university requirements. Small stipends may be available in certain cases.
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION INTERNSHIP
This position is based at either the Trenton office or a small nature center in Middletown, Monmouth County. Responsibilities may include assisting field trips, educational outreach, educating visitors about coastal wildlife and habitats, and related administrative and communications tasks. A minimum of 10 hours per week required.
Please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
CWF OFFICE-BASED INTERNSHIPS
The following positions can be structured to potentially earn credits or volunteer hours. They are based in Trenton, New Jersey. Schedule can range from 7-25 hours per week, with flexible hours. College students, graduate students, and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
Please email cover letter and resume, referencing in the subject line which internship you are interested in, to email@example.com.
Wildlife Conservation Internship
Assist CWF's various wildlife projects through research, correspondence, and administrative work.
Special Events and Fundraising Internship
Special Events and Fundraising internship to include developing event logistics, researching prospective donors, creating and distributing announcements and invitations, securing, collecting and tracking auction items, assisting with mailings and phone calls related to donations, and providing support for event planning and other fundraising projects as needed. A minimum of 14 hours a week required.
Graphic Design Internship
Utilize Adobe Creative Cloud to create brochures, flyers, and other promotional items for CWF events and projects.
Public Affairs Internship
Assist CWF on policy initiatives, including research, communications, and serving as a liaison on various advocacy initiatives.
Assist with collection and analysis of GIS data for various wildlife conservation projects. Candidate must be proficient with ArcGIS, Excel and be familiar with statistical analysis, knowledge of R statistical programming software preferable. Other responsibilities may include literature searches and data processing.
Assit in the coordination of statewide art and photography exhibits, develop website material, explore program options in wildlife photography ethics.
Work with CWF staff on social media strategy, email marketing, media relations and other public outreach projects.
Work with CWF staff on website copy, blogging, media strategy, print and electronic newsletter projects.
Work with CWF staff on corporate outreach, member outreach, and event promotion.
CWF FIELD INTERNSHIPS
Bat Project Summer Internship
Non-profit CWF seeks 3 interns for a non-paid student researh position beginning mid May 2018 - August 2018. Interns will work with CWF biologists to conduct summer acoustic monitoring and maternity colony emegrence counts through the summer. This internship is will be 7-10 hours a week. Position is either volunteer or could earn college credits where applicable. Mileage reimbursed for field work.
Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Great Bay Terrapin Project Summer Student Internship (Application Period closed)
This is a volunteer position in the southern Ocean County. This is a non-paid student research position. We are seeking two student interns to assist during the 2018 field season.
Intern(s) will work with CWF biologists and conduct surveys on Great Bay Blvd. in Little Egg Harbor from late-May to August. Intern will be required to use their own vehicle to conduct road surveys and collect morphometric data on terrapins encountered in roadways. They will also work with volunteers to schedule patrols. The main goals of the project are to reduce road mortality rates, raise awareness of terrapins, and to educate the public about terrapins. Interns will also help enter and analyze data for annual reporting to NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife.
Amphibian & Reptile Internship
Intern would work on both field work and office duties. Field work would take place primarily in northern New Jersey, including wildlife surveys and other field work involving reptiles and amphibians. Office duties may include research, data management, GIS work, and writing. Hours could range from 10 to 25 hours per week through the spring months. Position is either volunteer or could earn college credits where applicable. Mileage reimbursed for field work.
Please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
CWF VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA INTERNSHIPS (PAID STIPEND POSSIBLE)
The following position may be able to offer a paid stipend for qualified candidates. Intern will need the ability to travel, but can otherwise be managed from home or school. Please email cover letter and resume, referencing in the subject line which internship you are interested in, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gather footage and edit videos showcasing CWF's wildlife projects statewide. Should have video experience; access to video equipment is recommended. Intern will need capacity for at least some state travel, which will be reimbursed to intern. Qualified applicants may be eligible for an additional paid stipend.
Gather footage to create audio and video podcasts showcasing CWF's wildlife projects statewide. Should have video and editing experience; access to video equipment is recommended. Intern will need capacity for at least some state travel, which will be reimbursed to intern.
CWF RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS
Please email cover letter and resume, referencing in the subject line which internship you are interested in, to email@example.com
Wildlife Research Internship
Assist and support our many wildlife initiatives with research that can be done from home or from school. Flexible scheduling and consideration of potential topics.
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